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Plains beaded moccasins

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Description A pair of Plains, possibly Siksika or Sihásapa Lakota, sinew-sewn leather moccasins with rawhide sole, circa 1880. They are decorated with glass seed beads in geometric motif in predominant colors of white, blue, rose, and yellow. There are traces of yellow pigment on leather upper in both moccasins. They have a tie closure with leather thong.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 3/4 inches length
3 1/2 inches width
4 inches height
Nomenclature Moccasin
Pair
Creation Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Siksika Indians
Made by (possibly) Sihasapa Indians
Subjects Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Siksika Indians
Made by (possibly) Sihasapa Indians
Used in Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Approximately 1880
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 8800.1.A,B
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